scrounging

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

scrounging

  1. Present participle of scrounge.

Noun[edit]

scrounging (plural scroungings)

  1. The act of one who scrounges.
    • 2002, Marie-Anne Lescourret, Rubens: A Portrait (page 160)
      What mattered to Vincenzo may have been a temporary lack of money (his wild living led him into frequent scroungings for cash; he was a bit of a spendthrift).
  2. (in the plural) Material that has been scrounged.
    • 2010, Liane Merciel, The River Kings' Road (page 110)
      Most of them were armed but not wealthy, outfitted in battered leather and the scroungings of a half-dozen battlefields.